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CHAPTER VIII

New England Law Review Credits

Section 1.  Eligibility. Any New England Law Review member is permitted to qualify for credits when properly certified by the Executive Committee.

 

Section 2.  Conditions for Certification. Certification by the Executive Committee is conditioned upon the successful completion of all writing requirements, work assignments, office hours and other assigned duties.
(a) Limitations on Credits.  Maximum number of credits, subject to provisions provided by the New England School of Law (as written in the New England School Handbook):
(i) A member may be certified for a maximum of six (6) academic credits during their tenure at the New England School of Law;
(ii) Such credits are to be listed on the member’s transcript as “New England Law Review Credits,” but these credits are not to be figured into the cumulative average of the member.
(iii) Except as otherwise provided in the Constitution and these By-Laws, credits received in the fall semester are subject to the student’s completion of the spring semester as a member of the New England Law Review.
(b) Limitations on Credits Caused by Timing.  Receipt of the six (6) academic credits are limited by the following timing issues:
(i) A maximum of two (2) credits may be taken in the second semester of a member’s first year as a member of the New England Law Review; provided, however, any credits certified under this section shall reduce the maximum number of credits for which the member may be certified under subsections (c) and (d) below;
(ii) Except as provided in subsection (a) of this section, up to four (4) credits may be taken in the first semester of a member’s second year as a member of the New England Law Review; provided, however, such credits shall be reduced by the number of credits certified under subsection (a) of this section and any credits certified under this section shall reduce the maximum number of credits for which such member may be certified under subsection (c) of this section.
(c) Any member who is in their first year of New England Law Review service shall not be certified for any credits in the first semester;
(d) Except as provided in subsection (a) of this section, up to four (4) credits may be taken in the second semester of a member’s second year on the New England Law Review; provided, however, such credits shall be reduced by the number of credits certified under subsection (a) and (b) of this section;
(e) Effect of Failure to Meet Conditions for Certification.  Failure to meet the necessary conditions for certification may result in revocation of a member’s New England Law Review credits.